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Art Director
Antonio Calixto

Antonio Calixto

Digital Graphic UI/UX Designer has been my profession for over a decade. I am very passionate and dedicated to my work, applying skills and knowledge acquired throughout years to produce high quality online digital and traditional print advertising. With years of experience I am deeply conditioned to develop and leverage promotional strategy for specific target audiences to optimize performance result across digital and print media. As an Art Director I am responsible for the creative vision of all advertising assets, to enforce a unison representation of brand’s look.

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Work Experience

Art Director for FXCM’s digital and print media. I am responsible for the creative direction and production of print and online promotional materials with worldwide coverage. FXCM, Forex Capital Markets, INC is a leading global broker in Forex trading (foreign exchange trading).

My work deliverables include: online display banners such as website hero banners, interstitials and custom, rich media banners; design of custom landing pages to serve both display and search traffic; digital email layouts and design; traditional print ads with different spreads and layouts, brochures, cards and other custom direct mail designs; print assets supporting events such as seminars, booth designs, banners and booklets; PDF formats for guides and other downloadable and educational materials; infographics.

Examples of my work could be found / were displayed in the following:

Print Magazine/Newspapers Advertisement:
Forbes Life, Harvard Business Review, Strategy+Business, Business Week, Stocks & Commodities, Active Trader, The Trader’s Journal, Financial Times, City A.M. UK Newspaper, eFOREX, Yachting, Trader Monthly, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Metro and amNEWYORK.

Online Web/Mobile Advertisement:
Google Display Network, iADs Network, AdRoll Network, Bloomberg, Yahoo Network, CNN Money, Reuters, MSN, CNBC, AOL, FXstreet, CityAM, and DailyFX.

Advertising Art Director
Current Job Profile

Current Job Profile

Job Title: Art Director

Company Name:
Forex Capital Markets


55 Water St., 50th Floor, New York, NY 10041 USA



Throughout my professional career, I was fortunate to work with clients from various industries and sectors. Each job opportunity has helped me gain invaluable experience and grow advertising expertise. Prior to my employment at FXCM I work at a university as an instructor in web print design, worked at a publishing company, designed for newspapers, online educational sites and much more. Companies and brands I have worked for/with include:



To secure a great opportunity and take on a role of an art director or a creative director for a company in need to unify artistic outlook of its brand and creative approach. Want to leverage my knowledge and expertise to contribute to brand growth in recognition across relevant audiences and aid performance optimization efforts via advertising units.

Exploring my capabilities in advertising & media industry since last 14 years, started as Graphic Designer and currently working as an Art Director.
Art Director, Forex Capital Markets (FXCM); New York, NY — 2005-Present Creative Director, Level Interactive Agency (Freelance Work); Pittsburgh, PA — 2014-Present Art Director, Tribune Publications (Freelance Work); Chicago IL — 2006-2008 Desktop Publishing Specialist, BookLinks Publishing Services; New York, NY — 2004-2005 Graphic Designer, Hoy Publications, LLC; New York, NY — 2003-2004 Web and Graphic Designer, ePortfolio Project, (NYCCT/CUNY) — 2001-2002 ACHIEVEMENT:
DoubleClick by Google: Google Double Click Studio Certification, HTML5 Studio Certification, Google Web Designer Certification.

Bachelor of Technology Degree in Communication Design — October 2003
Associate Degree in Applied Science in Art and Advertising Design, with Honors — January 2002

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I am currently accepting new client projects. Look forward to serving you.

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